Monthly Archives: September 2015

Books added 30th September 2015

Ancient Scandinavia: an archaeological history from the first humans to the Vikings by T. Douglas Price The Oxford handbook of the Bible in early modern England, c.1530-1700 edited by Kevin Killeen, Helen Smith, and Rachel Willie Portraits of Shakespeare by … Continue reading

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Books added 29th September 2015

Women in Roman Republican drama edited by Dorota Dutsch, Sharon L. James, and David Konstan On the world and religious life by Coluccio Salutati; translated by Tina Marshall; introduction by Ronald G. Witt (I Tatti Renaissance Library) On married love; … Continue reading

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Books added 28th September 2015

Still a house divided: race and politics in Obama’s America by Desmond S. King & Rogers M. Smith The president, the Pope, and the prime minister: three who changed the world by John O’Sullivan

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Books added 18th September 2015

Every traveller needs a compass: travel and collecting in Egypt and the Near East edited by Neil Cooke and Vanessa Daubney (includes chapter by Sonia P. Anderson, Old Somervillian; On Display) The invention of science: a new history of the … Continue reading

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Books added 15th September 2015

Photoacoustic imaging and spectroscopy edited by Lihong V. Wang Monica: an ordinary saint by Gillian Clark (Old Somervillian; On Display) The Oxford handbook of early modern European history, 1350-1750 edited by Hamish Scott; 2 vols., Vol. II On Display Staging … Continue reading

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Books added 8th September 2015

Copyright for archivists and records managers by Tim Padfield Ideas of liberty in early modern Europe: from Machiavelli to Milton by Hilary Gatti (On Display) The hitchhiker’s guide to the galaxy: volume one in the trilogy of five by Douglas … Continue reading

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Books added 4th September 2015

Metahistory: the historical imagination in nineteenth-century Europe (40th Anniversary Edition) by Hayden White; with a new preface and foreword by Michael S. Roth A philosophy to live by: engaging Iris Murdoch by Maria Antonaccio (Iris Murdoch Old Somervillian; On Display) … Continue reading

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